Current Projects

BRE & BACK

Bre & Back goes to the heart of one of the most significant relationships we have in our lifetime – that with our mother. Told from the perspective of four First Nations women, Grace and Jenny Shillingsworth and Lily and…

Songs from Northam Avenue

Urban Theatre Projects is excited to be hosting an intimate ‘house concert’ to celebrate the recent release of Toby Martin’s new album Songs from Northam Avenue. Rolling Stone gave the album ★★★★☆! Where it all startedThe album is…

2200 RE:VIEW

At the start of the year, we invited four local Bankstown residents to join UTP’s Artistic Director Rosie Dennis, for a regular date to the theatre. Rosie has chosen three shows for the group to attend throughout the year. We…

THE TRIBE

Adapted by Michael Mohammed Ahmad & Janice Muller Based on the novel by Michael Mohammed Ahmad   Performed by the inimitable Hazem Shammas, The Tribe is a story of belonging and family, told by Bani as a small boy finding…

BLAK BOX

A ‘TOURABLE’ SPACE FOR FIRST NATIONS STORIES Blak Box is stripped back storytelling — up-close and personal in a surround sound environment. Blak Box embraces the First Peoples concept of ‘deep listening’. In NSW, the word for deep listening is…

BAYANIHAN HOPPING SPIRIT HOUSE

Bayanihan Hopping Spirit House is part of an ongoing collaboration with Urban Theatre Projects to explore how the community practice of bayanihan can be creatively translated and expanded within different community contexts. The project is grounded on the translation of…

B-SIDE

A FAST AND FURIOUS WEEK OF WRITING FOR FIRST NATIONS ARTISTS B-SIDE SHORT-FORM Initiated in 2013, B-Side is an Urban Theatre Projects initiative for First Nations artists to seed and develop new writing and paving the way for new work.…

MY RADIO HEART

A love story for the 21st Century. A NORPA and Urban Theatre Projects co-production. Commissioned by NORPA. Sydney’s Urban Theatre Projects and Northern Rivers Performing Arts have put together something so creative and unique with My Radio Heart that it…

2015 BANKSTOWN:LIVE “The Last Word” – Various artists

A compilation of short radio plays written and performed for BANKSTOWN:LIVE as part of Sydney Festival 2015. http://ia601507.us.archive.org/10/items/TheLastWordFinal/The%20Last%20Word%20Final.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

2014_B-Side “Girl From Cootamundra” – by Robyn Schmitz

      B-SIDE SHORT-FORM A FAST AND FURIOUS WEEK OF WRITING FOR ABORIGINAL ARTISTS Initiated in 2013, B-Side is an Urban Theatre Projects initiative for First Nations artists to seed and develop new writing and paving the way for…